- Director & Officer Liability
- Internal Investigations
- White Collar Defense
- Financial Services Litigation
- Securities Enforcement & Litigation
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|University ||University of Georgia, A.B., summa cum laude; University of Georgia, A.B.J., summa cum laude|
|Law School||Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude Articles Editor, Boston University Law Review, Moot Court|
Member, Governing Committee, Member, Governing Committee, Eversheds Sutherland (US) Women Stepping Up
Board of Directors, Partnerships Against Domestic Violence
Board of Directors, Girls on the Run, Atlanta
Yvonne Williams-Wass defends clients in investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), state regulators, and private litigants. She also represents audit or special committees or the boards of directors at public or private companies, investigating securities law violations, financial reporting fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and officer and director misconduct.
Settled FDIC civil claims exceeding $100 million against the former president of a national bank.
Conducted an internal investigation of accounting allegations by foreign-based employees for the audit committee of a public company.
Settled a case within the D&O insurance policy limits for several former executives of a Georgia bank.
•Eversheds Sutherland Women Stepping Up
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DOJ Extends FCPA Pilot Program
Peter J. Anderson,Olga Greenberg,Yvonne M. Williams-Wass,Ronald W. Zdrojeski, March 14, 2017
On Friday, March 10, Kenneth Blanco, the acting assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, announced that the FCPA Pilot Program would not expire on April 5, 2017, as originally scheduled. Instead, Blanco indicated that the program would stay in place...
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